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Is Exploit:Win32/MS04028!jpeg a bad virus?

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I don't know how i got it, because i only use my computer for Facebook Yahoo Answers and a few other sports websites. But my microsoft security essentials found it on my ...show more
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"Jpeg", is a reference to a picture file. You may have acquired this on one of the sports pages by clicking on a infected/hostile JPG Photo or Image file. You could have come into contact on Yahoo answers by clicking a link within a question. Read the quote below:

"Summary
Exploit:Win32/MS04028!jpeg is a detection for a specially crafted image file (.JPG) that exploits a vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028. The exploit could cause a buffer overrun leading to the execution of arbitrary code.....There are no common symptoms associated with this threat. Alert notifications from installed antivirus software may be the only symptoms."

http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal...

As it is quarantined it can not harm your computer. Allow it to remain quarantined until your AV develops a solution to permanently delete it or try an Online AV scanner and let it attempt to remove it. You can try Eset's Online scanner=========> http://go.eset.com/us/online-scanner

Good Luck.

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  • amiego4ever answered 4 years ago
    If it is quarantined then, No issue.

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  • Is Exploit:Win32/MS04028!jpeg a bad virus?
    I don't know how i got it, because i only use my computer for Facebook Yahoo Answers and a few other sports websites. But my microsoft security essentials found it on my computer, so is it a bad virus? Also it is quarentined, so can it still screw up my computer?
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